Butler County Amateur Radio Public Service Group

Dedicated to working with Butler County 9-1-1 Emergency Services

Upcoming Events

Fall S.E.T. Drill – October 2

The Fall Simulated Emergency Test (SET) exercise will be Saturday, October 2.  BCARPSG, along with clubs and amateurs across Western Pennsylvania, will be participating in this

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9/5/2021 – Congratulations.  Congratulations to Glenn Callender (KC3SLA) who passed his Extra exam at  our Sunday night exam session.

8/20/2021 – Congratulations & Welcome.  Lets welcome Hunter McGuire (KC3SPZ) to our club and the hobby.  Hunter passed his Technician exam at our testing session this evening. Congratulations Hunter!

8/14/2021 – Welcome New Member.  Please welcome Clayton Smith (KC3PIH) to our club.

7/18/2021 – Congratulations & Welcome.  Congratulations to Mike Mullas (KC3PSN) and Tom Donato (KC3NUC) who passed their Extra Class exams at our Sunday evening exam session.  A shout-out to new ham Glenn Callender (KC3SLA) who passed both his Technician and General exams at this same session. Congrats Glenn and welcome to the hobby.

7/11/2021 – Welcome New Member.  Please welcome Lisa French (KC3LQW) to our club.

7/1/2021 – Congratulation & Welcome.  Congratulations are in order for club member John Blum (KC3NVU) and NEW club member Jim Schaffner (KC3SIZ).  John upgraded to General class and Jim passed both his Technician and General exams during our Field Day 2021 exam session.  Nice work guys!

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Club Net Dates

ACS net at 7:45 PM.  Digital training net to follow at 8:00 PM.  Dates & net control ops:

  • 22 September – KC3RGZ
  • 29 September – KA3RNF
  • 6 October – W3TXG
  • 13 October – Monthly Meeting (No Net)
  • 20 October – TBD
  • 27 October – KA3RNF
  • 3 November – W3TXG

Repeater: Primary – 147.300+ 131.8pl; Backup – 443.900+ 131.8pl

10/13/2021 - Next Club Meeting

Our next monthly meeting will be at the Butler County Emergency Operations Center, 120 McCune Road, Butler, PA.  Meeting will start at 7:30 PM.

Remote access options will be available for those who prefer to participate from home.

License Exams

Ham radio license exams, lead by the club’s volunteer examiners, are available after the monthly meeting or upon request.

Check our events section above for announcements about upcoming exam sessions.